100 YEARS AGO( 1920 )
— R.J. Jeffries, editor of the Alliance Review, bought the Columbiana Ledger, a weekly publication, and was to take individual charge of it with the intention of releasing daily.
— The Alliance Chamber of Commerce voted unanimously to re-elect W.H. Ramsey as president together with the entire slate of officers that consisted of J.S. Spring (first vice president), A.A. Mulac (second vice president), G.C. Baxley (secretary) and S.L. Sturgeon (treasurer).
— All potteries in Sebring were almost shut down due to a strike.
— It came as rather a surprise to discover that Guy E. Allott, manager of the Allott Hardware Co., and Gwen Jones, night manager at Alliance City Hospital, had actually snuck off without any buddies or family knowing and had actually married and were on a honeymoon in the East. Jones, who had actually resided on South Arch Avenue, was the youngest child of Mrs. Josephine Jones and sibling to Mrs. F.A. Hoiles and Mrs. E.P. Lorentz. Allott, the child of B.C. Allott, was a graduate of Mount Union College where he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega. He was likewise the graduate manager of the college's football team and regarded as a popular male of the city.
75 YEARS AGO (1945 )
— Dr. Bernard Quinn, who lived in the 300 block of East Main Street and had actually been a practicing chiropractic physician in the city for 30 years, died at the age of 74. Born in Alliance, he spent all however six years (those invested in Carrollton) of his life in the city. He was survived by his wife, Flora Crubaugh Quinn, and a child, Robert, who was serving in the South Pacific with the U.S. Army. 3 boys– Bernard Jr., Melvin and Claude– preceded him in death.
— Sebring McKinley had a new athletic director and head football coach for the 2nd time within a week. Ralph Gattrell, experienced basketball coach who had been revealed as athletic director, football coach and baseball coach, had resigned to take the head basketball post at Martins Ferry. To change him, John Fife, former Canton Lincoln High line coach who resigned at Alliance to take a comparable post in Sebring, was to end up being the head football coach and athletic director at the school, according to Superintendent S.H. Pollock, who also announced he had a verbal arrangement with Bray Toot, a 21-year veteran coach with the last 11 at Dellroy, to be the head basketball coach. Proclaim had coached Gattrell at Leesville. Fife had starred at Washington & & Jefferson and had coached for a year at Mount Union.
— Two Alliance males– Thomas J. Atchison and Arthur F. Dundon– were among 277 medical school graduates evaluated eligible to get certificates to practice medicine in Ohio after passing the state board examination. Atchison had actually attended Ohio State University and was acting as a lieutenant in the Navy, finishing his internship at Bainbridge Naval Hospital in Maryland. Dundon, a Mount Union graduate who attended medical school at Western Reserve and was commissioned a lieutenant upon graduation, was on inactive status while completing his internship at South Side Hospital in Youngstown.
— Alliance's Jack Lang, a member of Battery C of the 37th Division, was promoted to chief warrant officer while stationed at Luzon. He had received the Bronze Star and the Legion of Merit.Source: daily-jeff. com